Washington, DC - "America has … finally turned the page on decades of unfair trade deals that sacrificed our prosperity and shipped away our companies, our jobs, and our Nation’s wealth." ~ President Donald J. Trump

Washington, DC - Secretary of the Navy Richard V. Spencer, Chief of Naval Operations Adm. John Richardson and the commanding officer of USS John S. McCain (DDG 56), Cmdr. Micah Murphy, released statements August 25 on the death of Senator and Navy veteran John S. McCain III who died Saturday at age 81.

Atlantic Ocean - Fusing the team of nine aviation squadrons, five destroyers, a cruiser and an aircraft carrier that compose Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 12 into a synchronized, deployment-ready unit requires planning, group exercises and communication between the vessels and warfare commanders that make up the strike group.

Phoenix, Arizona - Arizona Governor Ducey released the following statement on the passing of Senator John S. McCain:

San Diego, California - Young patients, their families and invited guests were treated to a visit with some amazing animal ambassadors—including a red-tailed hawk and a hedgehog from the North Carolina Zoo—at a gathering at Atrium Health Levine Children’s Hospital (Aug. 24, 2018). This special event was held to announce the arrival of San Diego Zoo Kids, a closed-circuit television channel, at Atrium Health Levine Children’s Hospital, Jeff Gordon Children’s Center and Ronald McDonald House of Charlotte.

Sacramento, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the following appointments: